Ru-Ridge Corn Maze is open, 1781 County Road 1, Carlton. Go to facebook.com/ruridgefarm for complete details and dates.
Duluth Haunted Ship tours are available Thursdays through Saturdays in October as well as Oct. 20 and Oct. 31, at the SS. William A. Irvin, Canal Park. Tickets: $15, $10 for college students with ID. New this year is a FAST PASS option ($25) to get you out of line before you get cold feet. Bring a canned good to received $2 off your admission. Children ages 11 and younger will not be admitted without a parent. Go to duluthhauntedship.com for complete details.
The Haunted Shack & Haunted-Ridge opens 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 1781 County Road 1 , Carlton. Other dates are Saturday, Oct. 9, Oct. 15-16, Oct. 21-24 and Oct. 28-30. Hours: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays and 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Nighttime tickets: $15 per person. Kids Days / Faint of Heart (a tamed down version), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23. Kid’s Day admission: $10 per person.
Bring a non-perishable food item and receive $2 off admission price or a coat for the coat drive and receive $5 of admission price. Go to hauntedshack.com for complete details and visit hauntedshack.com/hauntedRidge for other activities or visit our Facebook pages for Haunted Shack, Ru-Ridge Corn Maze and Haunted-Ridge. Note: Volunteers are still needed. If you would like to volunteer, contact Pat Stojevich at 218-348-1561.
The University of Wisconsin-Superior celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at the Maawanji’idiwin – “The Place Where We Come Together” Medicine Wheel and Community Gathering area located in the courtyard near the Yellowjacket Union, 1605 Catlin Ave., Superior. In the event of inclement weather, this celebration will move indoors to the Yellowjacket Union Shippar Family Atrium. Following the ceremony will be a program presented by the Woodland Sky Native American Dance Group at 5:30 p.m. in Old Main’s Thorpe Langley Auditorium, 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior. Both family-friendly events are free and open to the community. Go to uwsuper.edu/calendar/indigenous-peoples-day-ceremony.
UWS Tri-State Jazz Festival concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, Thorpe Langley Auditorium, Old Main, 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior. Features UWS Jazz Band and Tri-State Jazz Festival students. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 seniors and free for students. Go to uwsuper.edu/calendar/tri-state-jazz-festival-concert.
Pumpkin Palooza and Storytime, 9:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 16, Harrison Park, 3002 W. Third St. A limited number of pumpkins will be available or bring your own to paint, carve and create. Hosted by Duluth Parks & Rec and Duluth Public Library. Go to duluthlibrary.evanced.info/signup for more details.
Pumpkin Train Express, Oct. 21-24, North Shore Scenic Railroad. Journey to the grassy pumpkin patch that only appears once a year and pick out your own pumpkin to take home. The train ride is about 90 minutes total, and you’ll return to the Duluth Depot where you can tour the railroad museum until 5 pm. Helpful tip: Bring a bag to carry pumpkins in. Departure times: 10 a.m., 11:20 a.m., 12:50 p.m., 2:20 p.m. or 3:50 p.m. Ticket prices start at $20 on Thursday and Sunday and start at $25 per tickets on Friday and Saturday. Reservations suggested; limited seating. Go to duluthtrains.com/event/pumpkintrain.
Revive Prayer Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 23 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24, Bayside Baptist Church, 3916 N. 16th St., Superior. Speaker: Dr. Bob Bakke. Call 2180 590-1607 or go to baysidesuperior.org/revive-registration to register.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College hosts the 16th annual Pumpkin 5K Run & Walk, 10 a.m. Oct. 23, 2101 14th St., Cloquet. The event is open to all ages and abilities. Entry fee: $20, with special pre-registration rates if submitted prior to Oct. 15. Go to tempotickets.com/event/wctnjf to register. Participants can also register by mail or on the day of the race. Wear a Halloween costume or orange clothing. Prizes will be given for the best costumes.
YMCA/Ursa Minor DiffeRUNce 5K, 10 a.m. Oct. 30, 2415 W. Superior St. Wear your costumes. Entry fee: $25 for ages 13 and older, $10 for ages 5-12 and free for younger children. Go to duluthymca.org/programs/events/ursa-minor-differunce-5k.
All aboard the Terror Train, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 30, on the North Shore Scenic Railroad. Climb aboard for the terror of the biggest and best adults-only costume party in the Northland. Board the train at the Duluth Depot and enjoy a 3 hour excursion up the shore and back, with live music in one bar car, and in another car a DJ will spin tunes. Also features two fully stocked cash-bars, pizza slices for sale, and all the fun passengers in costume. The train departs at 6:30 p.m. sharp from the Duluth Depot (not from Fitgers as in the past) and will go up the shore and back (no stops), returning around 9:30 p.m., with an optional drop-off in Canal Park for anyone looking to make a “zombie crawl” through that area of town. Hoops Brewing has teamed up with the railroad to provide some fun afterparty fun and deals for train riders. The train returns to the Duluth Depot around 10 p.m.
This is a 21+ event and due to the historic nature of the train equipment this event is not wheelchair accessible. No weapons, including any that look like weapons, even costume ones, are allowed on the train.
Neighbor Youth Services is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat, noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Lake City lot, Canal Park. Wear your costume and get treats. Call 651-724-7183.
Malloween trick-or-treating, 2-5 p.m. Oct. 31, Miller Hill Mall.